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Bushnell 2.5x42 Night Vision Binoculars
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  • This Bushnell 2.5 power magnification, 42mm objective lens night vision binoculars lets you see in the dark - literally!
  • Binoculars feature Gen 1 night vision technology
  • Built-in infrared illuminator
  • Binoculars feature a 1.8deg field of view
  • Weighs just 28 ounces

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Item #  52548
Mfg Model #  260400

Exceptionally comfortable to use during long periods of observation and viewing. Lightweight, extra-long viewing range of 4 to 600 feet, and a wide 1.8-degree field of view makes these binoculars ideal for law enforcement, night navigation and wildlife surveillance. With Bushnell Night Vision, time will never again dictate your hours of operation. These optics turn night into day with built-in infrared illuminators and advanced light-gathering technology. The Bushnell 2.5 x 42mm Night Vision Binocular is perfect for camping, caving, wildlife observation, surveillance — any time or place you think you're ready. Requires 2x AA batteries (not included).


This product is serviced and supported by its manufacturer according to the terms and conditions included in the packaged product. Orion's limited warranty does not apply. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support.


Please note this product was not designed or intended by the manufacturer for use by a child 12 years of age or younger.

  • Best for viewing
    Low light
  • Magnification
  • Optical diameter
  • Field of view - angular
  • Field of view - linear
    94.0 ft./1000 yd
  • Apparent field of view
  • Exit pupil
  • Near focus
    4 ft.
  • Focus style
    Individual eyepiece focus
  • Waterproof
  • Tripod adaptable
  • Diopter adjustment
  • Weight
    1.7 lbs.
  • Warranty
    Two year

Orders received by noon Pacific Time for in-stock item the same business day. Order received after noon will ship the next business day. When an item is not in-stock we will ship it as soon as it becomes available. Typically in-stock items will ship first and backordered items will follow as soon as they are available. You have the option in check out to request that your order ship complete, if you'd prefer.

Are these good for in the woods and looking across pastures, how far can you see?
Yes, the Bushnell 2.5x42 Binocular with built-in IR will work just fine in the woods and for viewing across pastures. Maximum range is 600 yards, and magnification is 2.5X, so objects 200 yards away will appear just 80 yards distant.

Can we use this binocular in the broad daylight without any trouble?
This binocular is a night vision binocular and can not be used in daylight hours. It is only designed for night use.

What is the FOV of these particular binoculars?
The Bushnell 2.5x42 Night Vision Binoculars with Built-In IR's field of view is 94ft @ 1000 yds.

Would the Bushnell Night Vision binocular be of value on a boat at night, looking for other boats?
They would work quite well. They can magnify at 2.5x and have a viewing distance of about 600 yards using the night vision.

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